Students wearing face masks crossing 4th street on the paseo.

Welcome to San José State University! Whether you're an incoming or prospective student and family, new to SJSU as faculty or staff, or a visitor to our campus, DiscoverSJSU is your one-stop resource for exploring all SJSU has to offer. From events to supportive services, and whether you're joining us on campus or virtually, we welcome you to Discover SJSU!

Information for Visitors and Prospective Students

Icon graphic of a calendar

Events Calendar

Explore concerts, open lectures, workshops, student organization events, summits and seminars happening at SJSU.
Icon graphic of a map

Campus Map

Explore campus and all San José State University properties.
Icon graphic of navigation directions

Getting to Campus

Learn how to reach SJSU by transit, bike, car or from the airport.
Icon graphic of a seminar event

Spartan Speakers Series

Hear directly from distinguished thought-leaders, writers, actors, scientists, activists, and artists as they visit our campus to discuss critical and timely issues in our society. All free and open to the SJSU community. Check back at the start of every semester to view the upcoming lineup.
Icon graphic of student housing


Explore all the on-campus and off-campus university housing options available to students during the academic year and visitors to the campus during the summer months.
Icon graphic representing care, health and safety

Health and Safety

From inclusive and supportive resources provided through SJSU Cares, to accessible education support, to campus escorts and reporting procedures and holistic mental and physicall wellness, SJSU fosters a caring community for all.

Explore SJSU's Unique Offerings

Runners run on 2nd floor track while people lift weights below on the first floor

Spartan Recreation

Explore SJSU's state-of-the-art Recreation and Aquatics Center filled with classes and physical fitness programming available to students, faculty and staff.

Student Wellness Center

Student Wellness

SJSU offers comprehensive and holistic supportive services from counseling to assistance for unforseen life circumstances. Access all resources at

Scholarships for students


While an SJSU education ranks highly in terms of value and the lower levels of debt with which students graduate, resources are available to help bring down the cost of attendance even more.
Cesar Chavez arch with farm workers in mosaic tile on each pillar.

Student Success Centers

Various organizations and affinity/identity groups are on campus to provide students with the inclusive and accessible academic and community support that one would expect from an area as diverse as San José.
Student Involvement tabling

Student Organizations

San José State University recognizes over 450 student organizations. Students are encouraged to participate in one of the many clubs as this is the best way to connect with campus life! 

Library services

Library Services

Experience the largest joint City-University library west of the Mississippi at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library with programming and resources for students, faculty, staff and the general public.

Student kicking a ball on the 7th Street Paseo during Homecoming festivities

Campus Life

SJSU offers students plenty of opportunities to socialize and have fun in between classes and all throughout each semester. Explore SJSU's vibrancy.

Homecoming golf cart parade


Learn more about the storied traditions and events that celebrate and uplift the Spartan spirit.

Students at San Pedro Square in downtown San Jose.

Explore San José

As the capital of Silicon Valley—a vibrant city at the center of innovation, creativity and technology—there is so much to love and celebrate about this place we call home. 

Resources for Remote Attendees and Visitors

Person studying at the MLK Library

Remote Learning Opportunities

Get familiar with the variety of applications you will utilize in your online learning environment. Find workshops and resources to develop your study skills and time management practices.

SJSUOnline students

SJSUOnline: Degree Completion

Complete a valuable and affordable SJSU bachelor's degree with a 100% online experience.

Accessible education resources

Accessible Education Center Resources

Get answers to frequently asked questions on supportive services available to students with disabilities.